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Address: Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 61-645-97-00
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Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful Renzo Piano Designed Art Museum

So far as I know, Switzerland has two Renzo Piano designed museums: the Klee Zentrum in Bern and this building just outside of Basel. They are both distinctive, much more so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

So far as I know, Switzerland has two Renzo Piano designed museums: the Klee Zentrum in Bern and this building just outside of Basel. They are both distinctive, much more so than the older Menil building in Houston or the newer Broad and the follow-on Resnick buildings at the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art (haven’t yet been to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The special exhibition on view now is expertly curated and comprehensive in scope - the work of Marlene Dumas. A previous show I saw, also excellent, was works by Jean-Michel Basquiat. The pieces from permanent collection on display are top works by top artists - Art 100! - hung sparingly and intelligently. The architecture of the museum is an additional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There' s always a special exhibition running. Besides they have very good permanent collection. The building itself is great. Easy to access by public transportation. A must if you love art!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

As new visitors to Basel we enjoyed the tram ride to the Foundation Beyeler in a lovely part of the city.The Gallery is situated in delightful gardens and there is a restaurent where one can sit outside in the sun and take a coffee. The Gallery itself was beautifully appointed, with plenty of places to sit after seeing the pictures.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It's always good to visit there. On our Sunday's visit, they organised outside picknick lunch(everyone brings its own meal, and can enjoy on the grass), so I found more relaxing than usual. The exposition is always at top!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Usually it's a really nice place for art but now after visiting the Gauguin exhibition I'm totally disappointed! It makes you feel sad and there's no spirit at all. I'm sorry to say that I regret this visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Take a stroll in the beautiful garden and be sure to - if available - check the multimedia-part at the end of the exhibitions, like for ex. the Gauguin-books in Summer 2015.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Foundation Beyeler gives us a miracle to see so many masterpieces up close. As a retired art professor of numerous colleges both in the USA and Europe, I can say that anyone who is an artist practicing or just in heart, this is something not to miss. It is a once in a lifetime available here in Switzerland so where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Thought the exhibition was well presented and the building is magnificent. Easy to get to on the number 6 tram. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We saw a unique and most comprehensive exhibition of Gauguin's masterpieces.Open until mid-june.The place itself is remarkable with grounds full of artwork like Calder mobile etc...

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Additional Information about Fondation Beyeler

Address: Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 61-645-97-00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Riehen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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